Check color of button once clicked

Hi,

I am trying to check the color of a button using this code

If CType(sender, button).BackColor = System.Drawing.Color.ForestGreen Then
.....
End If

and get this error "Operator "=" is not defined for types System.Drawing.Color and System.Drawing.Color  "

Any ideas on how to resolve this
daly__paulAsked:
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
Hi daly__paul,

replace = with is.

"is" is used to check object.

Cheers!
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daly__paulAuthor Commented:
Hi emoreau

With "Is" I get this error:

"'Is' requires operands that have reference types, but this has a value type System.Drawing.Color"
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
try this
If CType(sender, Button).BackColor.ToKnownColor = KnownColor.ForestGreen Then
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daly__paulAuthor Commented:
Get the original error
"Operator "=" is not defined for types System.Drawing.KnownColor and System.Drawing.Color  "
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iboutchkineCommented:
try to use Equal operator

If color1.Equals(color2) Then
        ' color1 is the same named color as color2
    End If
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daly__paulAuthor Commented:
Thanks
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